[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] linux-next and process
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 18 23:04:42 UTC 2012
On 06/18/2012 02:10 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> Not sure if it should be that limited/restrictive. I sometimes keep patches in
> my hwmon-staging branch for several versions, until I am happy with it or, in
> some cases, until some other (presumably better) solution shows up and I drop
> a patch or patch series entirely.
> Sure, I could move some of the patches into drivers/staging, but that only works
> for new drivers, and it would make it more difficult to keep my branches in sync.
> And, most of the time, new drivers are not in a shape where I would want the
> code to show up in a release, drivers/staging or not.
Well, we could have overlapping ones, too, but I suspect that it's
largely impossible to schedule things further out. The point was that
if something comes in during the merge window it could be scheduled for
the future. On the other hand, I tend to simply ask for it to be
re-sent after rc1.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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